Department of Chinese Studies

Academic Programmes

The Department offers wide range of courses focusing on developing the linguistic ability and cultural competence in the Bachelor Program. The Masters is aimed at inculcating in students the research ability and offers more specialized courses. The Masters program of the department boasts of varied courses which are offered as per the demands and requirements of the time. The students of Bachelor Program are also expected to do General and Elective Courses.

Course No Course Title Credit Hours/Week
SLC-101 Sounds and Tones 3 3
SLC-102 Reading Chinese-I 3 3
SLC-103 Comprehension-I 3 3
SLC-104 Writing Chinese-I 3 3
SLC-105* Introduction to China (Antiquity to 1840) 3 3
Course No Course Title Credit Hours/Week
SLC-106 Intonation and Conversation 3 3
SLC-107 Reading Chinese-II 3 3
SLC-108 Comprehension-II 3 3
SLC-109 Writing Chinese-II 3 3
SLC-110* Modern China (1840-1949) 3 3
Course No Course Title Credit Hours/Week
BA 3rd Semester (2nd Year) Selected Readings-I 3 3
SLC-202 Chinese Oration-I 3 3
SLC-203 Composition –I 3 3
SLC-204 Introduction to China Culture-I 3 3
SLC-205* Contemporary China (1949 onwards) 3 3
Course No Course Title Credit Hours/Week
SLC-206 Selected Reading-II 3 3
SLC-207 Chinese Oration-II 3 3
SLC-208 Composition-II 3 3
SLC-209 Introduction to Chinese Culture-II 3 3
SLC-210* Socio-political and economic conditions in China 3 3
Course No Course Title Credit Hours/Week
SLC-301 Selected Readings-III 3 3
SLC-302 Chinese Oration-III 3 3
SLC-303 Newspaper Chinese-I 3 3
SLC-304 Composition-III 3 3
Course No Course Title Credit Hours/Week
SLC-305 Selected Readings-IV 3 3
SLC-306 Chinese Oration-IV 3 3
SLC-307 Newspaper Chinese-II 3 3
SLC-308 Composition-IV 3 3
Course No Course Title Credit Hours/Week
SLC-401 Introduction to Geography of China 4 4
SLC-402 The theories and practice of translation-I 4 4
SLC-403 Introduction to Classical Chinese 4 4
SLC-404 Interpretation-I 4 4
SLC-409 History of Modern Chinese Literature 4 4
SLC-411 Selected Readings in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature-I 4 4
Course No Course Title Credit Hours/Week
SLC-405 Introduction to Chinese History 4 4
SLC-406 The theories and practice of translation-II 4 4
SLC-407 Readings in Chinese Military Strategy 4 4
SLC-408 Interpretation-II 4 4
SLC-410 History of Contemporary Chinese Literature 4 4
SLC-412 Selected Readings in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature-II 4 4
Course No Course Title Credit Hours/Week
SLC-501 Sino-Indian Culture Interaction 4 4
SLC-502 Business Chinese 4 4
SLC-504 Interpretation-III 4 4
SLC-509 Theories and Practices of Translation –III 4 4
SLC-510 Selected Readings in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature- III 4 4
SLC-512 History of Ancient Chinese Literature-I 4 4
Course No Course Title Credit Hours/Week
SLC-503 Report on Internship/Dissertation 6 6
SLC-505 History of Chinese philosophy 4 4
SLC-506 Chinese for Tourism 4 4
SLC-507 Chinese Culture Studies 4 4
SLC-508 Interpretation-IV 4 4
SLC-511 Selected Readings in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature- IV 4 4
SLC-513 History of Ancient Chinese Literature- II 4 4

** Only four out of the given list of the courses are offered.

The Department also offers Elective Courses titled “India-China Relations through history” and “Modern Chinese Literature” to students of other Departments in School of Languages.

The Department as part of the School of Languages also offers One-year certificate course.